M2/M3 BRADLEY FIGHTING VEHICLE: TURRET - OD1609 LESSON 1/PE 1
PRACTICAL EXERCISE - ANSWERS
a. The TOW control box allows the launcher to be moved electrically to firing or
stowed position, missile tube selection, and TOW guidance system testing.
b. The 25mm gun is an electrically-powered, chain-driven weapon. It is controlled
for single shot and low and high automatic rates of fire. It is fed by a metallic
c. The turret drive system consists of azimuth, gun elevation, and TOW elevation
It also has the TOW launcher mechanism, electronic control assembly,
gunner's and commander's handstations, gun gyro, and hull/turret gyro.
The TOW missile system is tube launched, optically tracked, and wire guided.
Monitor switch, volume knob, intercom amplifier, and radio-intercom switch
f. The upper clutch override knob will come out about 1/4 inch, then go back in,
as each round is loaded.
Seats No. 4, No. 5, and No. 8
traverse the turret to 6400 mils.
The ARM-SAFE-RESET switch is moved to RESET, and then moved to SAFE.